As with a lot of my articles, I wanted to write this article after seeing some bullshit take on twitter.

It’s not just sprung off of this one tweet, though. There’s a weirdly large amount of contempt for the competitive Super Smash Bros. scene in general. In some ways, I…


10/18/58: Tennis for Two, the first digital video game ever made, only supports two-player. Single-player gaming dies.

1962: Spacewar! was released, and is the first video game to actually gain something resembling popularity. Still two-player. Single-player gaming dies.

09/72: The first ever video game console, the Magnavox Odyssey, is released…


The massive (…well, by its standards, anyway) streaming service Crunchyroll has announced that they are teaming up with Ellation Studios, an AT&T subsidiary focused on making shows for online video services, to produce western-made shows for the service.

The first show to be announced out of this is High Guardian…


There’s been a lot of talk about politics in games lately, particularly after dumbasses insisted that games should just be “fun” and should stay away from politics. Which is stupid, obviously. …


ALRIGHT LISTEN UP, YOU FUCKING ASSHOLES. I HAVE SOME HOT TAKE THAT YOU MAY OR MAY NOT AGREE WITH, BUT YOU’RE NOT GONNA FUCKIN QUESTION IT BECAUSE I’M PISSED OFF AS HELL RIGHT NOW.

SEE, THIS THING IS DEMONSTRABLY TRUE, AND IF YOU DON’T AGREE YOU CAN GET THE FUCK…


In 2016, Austin Walker left Giant Bomb to start up a new gaming site at Vice called Waypoint. The idea behind Waypoint is that it’s a progressive, “woke” gaming site focused on social critique of games and what they mean to the people who play them.

It sounds great, and…


There’s nothing a fandom loves more than insisting that there’s only one “true” way to experience something, and the Star Wars fandom is no exception.

Hence, the Machete Order. The theory behind the Machete Order is that the best way to experience the saga is IV-V-II-III-VI, with the idea that…


Recently, Unwinnable.com published an article titled “Video Game Journos and Giving Mario a Pass”

The article is an example of a pretty insufferable trend that I’ve been noticing more and more. …


Everybody is hyped about Avengers: Infinity War. It promises to kick off Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and will likely change it forever.

And the fans are all hyped, and dying to know what happens! As it so happens, an inside source has given me all of the…


[This article contains discussion of rape and sexual assault in general.]

Great lyrics can often make a song. Imagine The Notorious B.I.G’s “Juicy” without “It was all a dream, I used to read word up magazine!”, Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)” without “Hey, teacher, leave those…

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Slightly moronic smart-ass.

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